Richard Linklater's military drama focuses on three men and a military funeral – and gives his A-list trio a chance to shine
Actor-director takes a personal story about growing up in Northern California and turns it into a universal triumph
Swedish director Ruben Ostlund won Palme d'Or for this "slapstick tragedy about the fragility of everything we call human"
Despite "passionate performances" from Miles Teller-led cast, well-intentioned drama about Iraq War vets from 'American Sniper' scribe falls flat
Story of young women becoming brides of Christ during Vatican II reformation gives Melissa Leo a whopper of a role
Star stays behind the camera for Coen-scripted take on 1950s hypocrisy – and adds an earnest subplot that nearly sinks the ship
Director Taika Waititi turns latest solo Avenger joint into a hilarious buddy comedy, a cosmic romp and one of Marvel's best movies
Director and co-writer Ron Campillo packs film with emotional power during the fierce life-or-death fight for life in 1990s Paris
Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman find themselves trapped in a domestic nightmare in this stunning, cerebral revenge story
'Carol' director switches things up with kids' film about two deaf youngsters whose stories intertwine decades apart
Dramatizing Thurgood Marshall's fight in a case years before ascending to Supreme Court, it's "a fiercely entertaining film, but not a great one"
Andy Serkis directs Garfield, Claire Foy in flawed but moving take on true story of Robin Cavendish, who defied odds, physical handicap for decades
Story of the polyamorous trio who created D.C.'s iconic Amazonian hero doesn't skimp on the sex – or the sense of empowerment
Noah Baumbach's funny, literate story gives Dustin Hoffman, Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller plum roles – and may be the best thing he's ever done
Martial-arts movie legend plays it cool in a rare dramatic role, as a father out to avenge death of his daughter